Overview

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Internet Service Providers global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
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China Telecom $x.xlock
Verizon Communications $x.xlock
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$620bn
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
8.8%
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Profit
Employment ('000)
3,029
Business
92,772

Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global Internet Service Providers industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the global economy. Explosive growth is being propelled by rapid advancements in internet-related infrastructure and services, as the emergence of a plethora of powerful personal and business internet applications has transformed how businesses and consumers operate. Rapidly rising demand for broadband internet access and continued investment in wired internet infrastructure have helped propel the industry forward. Over the next five years, broadband subscribership will continue to propel the industry forward as more households and businesses purchase or upgrade internet services...

Industry Analysis

The Global Internet Service Providers (ISPs) industry has prospered over the past five years as internet-based services, such as online news and media, email communications and entertainment, have continued to transform people's social and commercial lives. Consumers and businesses are now more interconnected than ever before. Services such as social media, voice-over internet protocol (VoIP) and e-commerce have become essential tools for consumers and businesses around the world. In line with these trends, global internet penetration has increased substantially over the past five years, driven primarily by growing subscribership in emerging markets. Acc..

Additional Insights for the Global Internet Service Providers Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Internet Service Providers Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Global internet usage and GDP of the BRIC nations in the Global Internet Service Providers industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Global Internet Service Providers Industry?

    Industry operators provide internet access via wired networks. Some internet service providers (ISPs) offer extra services such as web hosting, web page designing and connectivity consulting. ISPs may provide local or national coverage to retail clients or deliver backbone services, except telecommunications carriers, to other ISPs. This industry excludes wireless internet services provided by wireless carriers (see IBISWorld report I5111-GL Global Wireless Telecommunications Carriers).

    Industry Products
    DSL
    Cable
    Fiber to the premises
    Dial up, satellite and other
    Industry Activities
    Dial-up internet access services
    Broadband internet access services
    Fixed wireless internet access services
    Internet backbone services, excluding services from wired telecommunications carriers
    Web hosting

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Global internet usage
  • GDP of the BRIC nations
  • Global per capita income
  • Global number of mobile telephone subscriptions
  • Global research and development funding

  • Current Performance
  • Developed regions
  • Emerging regions
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Scale and scope
  • Technological opportunities and challenges
  • Development by region
  • Table: Global Internet Service Providers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Internet Service Providers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Business Activities
  • Global Education
  • Global Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Computer Hardware Manufacturing
  • Global Wired Telecommunication Carriers

  • Products & Services
  • DSL
  • Cable
  • Fiber to the premises
  • Dial up, satellite and other
  • Chart: Global Internet Service Providers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Residential
  • Business
  • Other (Government, academic and nonprofit)
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Internet Service Providers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Additional expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Internet Service Providers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price and service levels
  • Service innovation
  • Service bundling and branding
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Internet Service Providers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp.China Telecommunications Corp.Verizon Communications Inc.AT&T Inc.
  • Table: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: China Telecommunications Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: Verizon Communications Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: AT&T Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Internet Service Providers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Internet Service Providers Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Percentage of households with internet connection (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Average Revenue Per User (Arpu)
  • A key performance indicator in telecommunications that indicates whether revenue is due to increased customers or increased usage. ARPU is revenue divided by average number of subscribers.
  • Broadband Internet
  • An always-on internet connection that delivers download data transfer rates equal to or faster than 200 kilobits per second.
  • Bundling
  • A marketing strategy that involves offering several products for sale as one combined product. Purchasing bundled products is typically more cost effective than separately purchasing products.
  • Dial-Up Internet
  • A transient internet connection that delivers download data transfer rates of less than 200 kilobits per second. Dial-up is often referred to as narrowband.
  • Fiber-To-The-Home (Ftth)
  • An internet connection where fiber reaches the boundary of the living space, such as a box on the outside wall of a home. It is sometimes called fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP).
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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